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Cannabidiol: Rising star or popular fad?

Published: Jan 30th, 2019

Drs. Lance McMahon and Jenny Wilkerson author a story for The Conversation about the rising popularity and the scientific interest in cannabidiol.

Chris McCurdy, Bonnie Avery and Francisco Leon conduct kratom research to treat pain and addiction

UF College of Pharmacy receives $3.5 million NIDA grant to bolster kratom research

Published: Dec 10th, 2018

The grant will bolster research on Mitragyna speciosia, or kratom, and its potential to treat opioid misuse and physical dependence.

Dr. Daohong Zhou participates in opening bell ceremony at NASDAQ

Dr. Daohong Zhou participates in opening bell ceremony at NASDAQ

Published: Oct 15th, 2018

Dr. Zhou joined team members from Unity Biotechnology Inc. in the opening bell ceremony on Oct. 9. He is a scientific co-founder of Unity.

Alcoholism makes social relationships less rewarding: NIAAA grant study

Published: Aug 15th, 2018

A two-year, $400,000 grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, or NIAAA, will allow University of Florida College of Pharmacy researchers to study alcohols’ effects on relationships.

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Hypertension Center changes name, leadership with new focus on cardiovascular and metabolic diseases

Published: Jul 17th, 2018

Dr. Eric Krause will serve as director of the new Center for Integrative Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases.

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Dr. Eric Krause named UF Research Foundation professor for 2018–2021

Published: May 15th, 2018

The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong research agenda that is likely to lead to continued distinction in their fields.

Dr. Lance McMahon shares expertise on panel discussing psychedelic use to treat psychiatric conditions

Published: Sep 23rd, 2017

The event was hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Education at University of Florida Health and featured five panelists.

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Lance R. McMahon, Ph.D., appointed chair of the department of pharmacodynamics

Published: Jul 27th, 2017

McMahon joins UF from the University of Texas Health San Antonio where he served as an associate professor in the department of pharmacology

Dr. Eric Krause earns New Investigator Award from American Physiological Society

Dr. Eric Krause earns New Investigator Award from American Physiological Society

Published: Jun 13th, 2017

The award recognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of his or her career who has made meritorious contributions to the central nervous system area of study.

30th Annual Research Showcase celebrates milestone year with record participation

Published: Feb 23rd, 2017

A record 89 poster entries and a keynote address about how technology is transforming clinical drug development highlighted the annual event.